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172 West Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
+1 805-449-5206
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 11:59 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 46
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Nice Surprise

I had passed this restaurant several and refused to go because I did not want "hotdogs". What a surprise when I found out that this was a good place to dine(no hotdogs). The food was very good. I noticed on my next visit that at times there is a great deal of annoying noise. Would go again during... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
jamboys55
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Thousand Oaks, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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145 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Atlanta, Georgia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The servers were all friendly, but the food was disappointing. I had fish tacos and they were boring and not particularly flavorful. The prices for a glass of wine were reasonable, but the wine wasn't that great.

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Orcutt, California, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We have stopped at this restaurant two times now on our way back home from Los Angeles. The atmosphere is tops....they have music playing, but it's not so loud and overbearing as we have experienced in other restaurants. The staff is super friendly, the food is fantastic, and the drinks are SO GOOD! The Philly Cheesesteak Dip Sandwich is TO... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food is good; meat always has flavor, the appetizers are great, the drinks are good, and the service was great

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Thousand Oaks, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I had passed this restaurant several and refused to go because I did not want "hotdogs". What a surprise when I found out that this was a good place to dine(no hotdogs). The food was very good. I noticed on my next visit that at times there is a great deal of annoying noise. Would go again during the week.

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Thousand Oaks, California
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Always get a good meal when here. Seating on the patio is our favorite, especially when the fire is going. They serve great drinks and food. My husband and I like the wing sauce and get chicken tossed in this sauce. Also the Ahi Poke is delicious. As a side they allow dogs on the patio and you can order... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

We love the Lazy Dog because of their large and eclectic menu - there is something for everyone here and we bring newbies and out of towners without reservation. I love their pesto chicken and hummus salad - I order it frequently. They use to burn my chicken - which is a no no - but the last two times... More 

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Agoura Hills, California
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330 reviews 330 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Food was delicious - had their signature grilled cheese sandwich and chicken tortilla soup. It really hit the spot. Sat inside and it was a bit noisy so we got table along the wall so it wasn't so bad. It was pretty crowded for Friday lunch but we got in without waiting. Service was great. Our waiter Miguel was very... More 

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San Diego, California
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147 reviews 147 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The food was great, the staff was amazing, and the location is ideal. I had the hummus sampler. It was the best.

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Clarkston, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Bad service and food. Do not order the turkey burger was not cooked long enough and i felt ill from eating not even half. Odd because our food took so long and there were very few people at the time we were seated,

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Thousand Oaks, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My family has been to the Lazy Dog Cafe several times. Our kids always find something they like to eat and my wife and I have tried many different items and have always been happy. The lettuce wraps are a good start!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 172 West Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Thousand Oaks
  • Phone Number: +1 805-449-5206

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:59 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?